12/01/2010 - 12:00
12/01/2010 - 1:30pm

Once a year we formally elect directors and officers and take stock of ourselves as a club. This year’s Assembly will include highlights of Club and Endowment finances, service and project accomplishments and committee updates.

Luncheon Meeting - Garry Donner, Random Games, Inc. President - Monopolizing the Business of Game Design

11/24/2010 - 12:00
11/24/2010 - 1:30pm

Get your game faces on, Rotarians, and learn about another intriguing local business success from the founder (in 1974) of Random Games, which many call the world’s premier game design firm. Garry Donner will recount how this enterprise has grown from a small start-up to a dominant company with six full-time game designers that has licensed 250 game products sold all over the world – more than 45 million units so far, including 10 million of Pocket Trivia under the Hoyle brand – and was named Inventor of the Year for Excellence in Game Design in 2008.

Luncheon Meeting - Ken Fischer, University Musical Society President - Music from Around the World

11/17/2010 - 12:00
11/17/2010 - 1:30pm

The country’s oldest university-related performing arts presenting organization has brought the best music and musicians from around the world to uniquely knowledgeable and appreciative Ann Arbor audiences ever since 1879. Fellow Rotarian Ken Fischer will lead a guided tour through this remarkable history, with photos and concert programs that have been collected over the years by UMS, maintained at the Bentley Historical Library, and now are being digitized by the Ann Arbor Public Library.

Luncheon Meeting - Bob Johnston, John Balbach & Others - Saluting our Veterans

11/10/2010 - 12:00
11/10/2010 - 1:30pm

One of the most important manifestations of the Rotary ideal of “Service Above Self” is service to one’s country. On the day before Veterans Day 2010, our program will honor all Veterans, with special emphasis on Ann Arbor Rotarians who have served our country, going all the way back to World War II.

Luncheon Meeting - Speaker David Brandon, U-M Athletic Director

11/03/2010 - 12:00
11/03/2010 - 1:30pm

Without a doubt the U-M athletic program is a big business, and one of the few in major college sports that is financially self-sustaining (and then some). So it’s no surprise that the new Athletic Director has a big business background – but also a comfort to the Wolverine faithful that he has personal experience in both U-M varsity sports and University governance. In his first visit to our club, David Brandon will discuss Michigan athletic traditions, the current state of the U-M Athletic Department, and the future of Michigan sports.

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